Digital gold: why hackers love Bitcoin | Technology | The Guardian

The WannaCry ransomware attackers demanded payment in the cryptocurrency. But its use in the ‘clean’ economy is growing, too, and could revolutionise how we use money

Fuente: Digital gold: why hackers love Bitcoin | Technology | The Guardian


The stench of the Iraq war lingers behind today’s preoccupation with fake news | Jeff Sparrow | Opinion | The Guardian

If world leaders can deceive voters about the greatest foreign policy debacle in a generation, why should a president today worry about casually lying about the crowds at his inauguration?

Fuente: The stench of the Iraq war lingers behind today’s preoccupation with fake news | Jeff Sparrow | Opinion | The Guardian


The Facebook manifesto: Mark Zuckerberg’s letter to the world looks a lot like politics | Technology | The Guardian

The social media tycoon’s 5,700-word post about the ‘global community’ stokes rumours that another billionaire businessman is planning to run for president

Fuente: The Facebook manifesto: Mark Zuckerberg’s letter to the world looks a lot like politics | Technology | The Guardian


Live Q&A: What role can technology play in fighting corruption? | Global Development Professionals Network | The Guardian

Over 81,000 reports have been made to I Paid a Bribe, a special website for whistleblowers in India. Not in My Country guides students in Uganda and Kenya through the complaint process for reporting lecturers for corruption, and €5m of corruption involving Greek civil servants has been uncovered through the website EdosaFakelaki.

Fuente: Live Q&A: What role can technology play in fighting corruption? | Global Development Professionals Network | The Guardian


Swift: fraudulent messages sent over international bank transfer system | Technology | The Guardian

World money exchange tells 11,000 financial institutions to update their software after US$81m was stolen from account of Bangladesh central bank

Fuente: Swift: fraudulent messages sent over international bank transfer system | Technology | The Guardian


From Britain to Beijing: how governments manipulate the internet | World news | The Guardian

From Britain to Beijing: how governments manipulate the internet | World news | The Guardian.

 putin internet A growing army of netizens have mobilised to protect Putin’s policies online, but evidence suggests they are not the only ones. Photograph: Denis Sinyakov/AFP/Getty Images

Moscow has been accused of financing an “army of trolls” to post pro-Russian opinions across the internet, The Kremlin, however, is not the only government intent on using the web to promote a particular point of view. Here is what some of the others are doing: